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Julian Assange Labels NSA As A 'Rogue Agency' During SXSW Speech
2014-03-10 09:04:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Speaking via Skype to the attendees of the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had become a “rogue agency” and hinted that his document-sharing website could soon be publishing additional unidentified documents. Assange, who has been confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 2012, said that a grassroots effort would be the...

2014-01-08 23:26:41

The HBO documentary AMERICAN WINTER, produced and directed by Emmy-winning filmmakers Joe Gantz and Harry Gantz, has been short-listed for a prestigious Ridenhour Documentary Film Prize, an award recognizing acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 AMERICAN WINTER, which premiered on HBO this past spring and reveals the human impact of rising poverty and economic...

2013-06-19 23:25:38

In a recent interview on The Costa Report, legendary First Amendment attorney, Floyd Abrams, compared defending Daniel Ellsberg in the Pentagon Papers case to whistleblowers Bradley Manning, who released classified material to Wikileaks, and Edward Snowden, the contractor responsible for making NSA surveillance information available to The Guardian. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 In a recent interview on The Costa Report, legendary First Amendment attorney, Floyd Abrams, compared...

2013-06-05 12:22:30

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club this week signed on to a friend-of-the-court brief urging that the press be given prompt access to documents filed in the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who provided a large number of U.S. government documents to WikiLeaks in 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) The amicus brief was filed by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and a number of media organizations. It...

2012-12-03 16:20:14

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Sky Associates will help the U.S. Army develop and execute a complex strategy to combat insider threats from military personnel. Commissioned by the U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, the work includes identifying weaknesses in security and implementing improvements. Big Sky will assess the Army's current measures to address threats from within and develop a framework to improve the overall strategy. The firm will also map out an...

2012-10-25 11:23:42

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 26(th), The Bradley Manning Support Network is proud to present an evening in support of Army PFC Bradley Mannning, the accused WikiLeaks whistle-blower. The night will feature a discussion led by Bradley Manning Support Network organizer Emma Cape, as well as an intimate acoustic performance by legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash. The event will be held at Church in Ocean Park (235 Hill Street, Santa Monica, California...

2012-10-12 11:22:52

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 26(th ), The Bradley Manning Support Network is proud to present an evening in support of Army PFC Bradley Manning, the accused WikiLeaks whistle-blower. The night will feature a discussion led by Bradley Manning Support Network organizer Emma Cope, as well as an intimate acoustic performance by legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash. The event will be held at Church in Ocean Park (235 Hill Street, Santa Monica, California...

Anonymous And WikiLeaks Bad Blood
2012-10-12 11:52:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Anonymous, that band of hackers known for attacking both companies and countries alike, has this week taken issue with an organization they once “fought” to protect. When MasterCard, PayPal and Visa pulled their support for Julian Assange´s WikiLeaks, Anonymous jumped into the fray and brought the sites for MasterCard and Visa to their knees. It´s likely now the cybernauts who make up Anonymous now feel...

Assange To Obama: End The Witch Hunt
2012-08-20 05:43:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange used his first public appearance in months to chide President Obama and the United States Government for their “Witch Hunt” against “whistle blowers”. Assange appeared on Sunday for the first time since he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London two months ago. Earlier this week, Assange was granted diplomatic asylum by Ecuador, though only on Ecuadorian soil. As...

Ecuador Grants Wikileaks Founder Assange Political Asylum
2012-08-16 12:37:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has just been granted political asylum by the country of Ecuador, according to an announcement by the country. Assange has been in hiding in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for two months as he awaited this decision. “The government of Ecuador, faithful to its tradition of protecting those who seek refuge in its territory or in its diplomatic missions, has decided to grant diplomatic...